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Environmentalists Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Environmentalists Memorial Site.

CAIRNS, Australia (AP) - Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and conservationist known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming off the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44. Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called "Ocean's Deadliest" when he swam too close to one of the animals, which have a poisonous bard on their tails, his friend and colleague John...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lady Bird Johnson, the former first lady who championed conservation and worked tenaciously for the political career of her husband, Lyndon B. Johnson, has died, a family spokeswoman said. She was 94. Johnson, who suffered a stroke in 2002 that affected her ability to speak, returned home late last month after a week at Seton Medical Center, where she'd been admitted for a low-grade fever. She died Wednesday at her Austin home of natural causes and she was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Weaver, the slow-witted deputy Chester Goode in the TV classic western "Gunsmoke" and the New Mexico deputy solving New York crime in "McCloud," has died. The actor was 81. Weaver died of complications from cancer Friday at his home in Ridgway, in southwestern Colorado, his publicist Julian Myers said. Weaver was a struggling actor in Hollywood in 1955, earning $60 a week delivering flowers when he was offered $300 a week for a role in a new CBS television...
Eddie Albert Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Eddie Albert, the actor best...

Mary Kennedy Obituary (AP News)

BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) - The Kennedy family, so...

Perry Bass Obituary (DFW)

FORT WORTH — Perry Richardson Bass, a wealthy...

Floyd Westerman Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Floyd Red Crow Westerman, an...

Anne LaBastille Obituary (AP News)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Anne LaBastille, the...

Wangari Maathai Obituary (AP News)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Wangari Maathai, the first...

Leah Schad Obituary (PalmBeachPost)

Longtime West Palm Beach environmentalist Leah...

Wes Craven Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific...